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.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. a record-setting heat wave in the eastern u.s. is starting to ease after two weeks of scorching temperatures. the heat wave has been blamed for causing at least 74 deaths from the midwest to the east coast, including 18 people around chicago and 13 people in maryland. all-time highs hit major cities including philadelphia, washington, said louis, indianapolis, and louisville, with more than 4500 heat records broken overall. dry conditions and a lack of rain are also devastating corn crops across the plains, which faces its worst drought in 25 years. although eastern states will see a respite, western states are facing a potential heat wave that could bring record highs later this week. to see our coverage of the latest u.s. heat wave and global warming, go to democracynow.org. president obama is expected to resume a long-running dispute with republicans to the of the bush era tax cuts that favor the wealthy and plunge the nation as a further deficit. in a rose garden address, obama will renew his call to limit the tax cuts extension to those
. romney hits back saying the president uses taxpayer money to help his wealthy donors while the middle class struggles. >>> authorities release documents on dozens of phone calls made by the man accused of killing an unarmed black teenager. breaking news in the george zimmerman case. >>> plus if you use hairspray, nail polish or certain other cosmetics you need to hear this. jenna: i'm listening. jon: how the things that keep you looking good might contribute to bringing on a very bad medical condition. it's all "happening now.". jenna: we have a lot of great stories for you today but we start with this fox news alert. brand new information, brand new report on the kidnapping of a boston pastor in egypt. we're glad you're with us, everyone. i'm jenna lee. jon: i'm jon scott. the man who claims to have abducted the reverend michel louis, an american women with their church group and a tour guide claims he is talking to intelligence officials about releasing them but it comes with a condition. now there is word a secret plan might be in the works, this as the abductor else tells the ap h
be a reason why the prosecution is looking at this. saying it is good for us, too. >> in that sense they will dissect it. there is an anticipation that mr. zimmerman will testify in his case. any juror who saw this and if he goes to trial and not testify, why didn't he testify under oath? he was not under oath. it is it high stakes and in terms of getting his message across they were affective. steve stove his parents will join gretch with their reaction. jeb bush was at a couple of locations in ohio akron and hamilton, ohio. we hear so much about big government. that's one of the problems today with america. he said mitt romney is the man to fix things. >> policies of higher taxes and government and involvement in the regulatory environment of the economy and deficits where leadership is required to fix them and the president is missing in action created a morass and a dark cloud over our country that can be lifted by restoring american great theness and thos what i believe mitt romney will do on day one. >> gretchin: there is it a lot of discussion based on the president's comment
, we got off the phone a short while ago from a official in the u.s. embassy in cairo. that person maintains line that american authorities are working with egyptian authorities for the safe release of the three. there could be developments in the next few hours but so far nothing new on that. it happened on friday as you said on egypt's sinai peninsula. this mission group was said to be on their way to israel after perhaps a visit to that mt. sinai site when the incident happened. armed bedouin tribes people, boarding the bus and demanding a few people get off. the word we're getting is that the pastor, michel louis offered himself instead of other passengers. he was taken along with that woman, along with their tour guide. the demand is that the uncle of the main leader of this, these hostage-takers should be released from a alexander, egypt jail. he said is being jailed on drug chars. the word we're getting egyptian authorities are not budging yet on that demand, jon. jon: what has been the reaction back home from the pastor's con agation, et cetera? >> you can imagine how conce
4 meteorologist veronica johnson joins us with the first forecast. veronica another hot, humid, sticky day. >> we're seeing a north and northeasterly wind and that is allowing some of the dew point and moisture to start mixing out of here. as far as the temperatures go, today we started out slightly higher than we did yesterday. we failed to drop below 82 degrees and we missed the record high low temperature by 1 degree. 93 is where we are right now with a northeast wind, again, at 3 miles per hour. that dew point temperature 57 degrees and we're getting a little bit of a break now, i like that. but i still expect the actual air temperature to take us into the upper 90s to right around 100 degrees in many neighborhoods today. take a look. it's 88 right now in leesburg and 9d 3 in d.c. and 90 in culpeper and around new carrollton and the temperature currently 91 degrees. that heat index value, again, cooperating for right now. low to mid-90s currently and expect to see the air temperature top out, again, right near 100 degrees. feels like later today, 105. could be excessive and
>>> good morning to you. thank you for being with us. i'm carol costello. >>> we begin today in bulgaria, still reeling from what the nation's interior minister says was a suicide bombing on a bus filled with israeli tourists. new developments continue to come in to cnn, but here's what we know right now. new security footage shows a man who bulgarian officials say is responsible for the attack. you see him there. in a surprising twist, this man was carrying a michigan driver's license, which fbi officials have now identified as a fake. seven people confirmed dead in the attack, including the bomber. 36 others wounded. three of them serious. let's bring in our reporter on the ground in bulgaria. let's talk about this fake michigan driver's license. any idea how this man got a hold of it? >> reporter: we really don't know. and of course we can't even tell whether or not he is american, if it's a fake i.d. all we really know is what we see on that security camera video that's come in from the airport. and basically it shows a man who could be an ordinary backpacker tourist. and
just left a plate sitting on my chest. geoff: like a fleshy bull's-eye. craig: that is a name i used once in my life. geoff: i remember that and i paid a lot of good money to see you. [laughter] craig: well, there goes your minute. [applause] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- captions ]. [ stand by for captions ]. [ stand by for captions ]. cause just as soon as that fire is 100% out. garrett? >>> as you already know it was blazing hot out there today. tonight it is still miserable, especially if you do not have air-conditioner. and guess what? tomorrow another scorch relumes. it is still 92 degrees. can you believe that? it's ridiculously hot. anny, what is going on here. >> you can feel the humidity in the air still, derrick. when you factor in the humidity, it feels like we're still in the mid-90s right now. it feels like 97 degrees in downtown, loseburg 90, annapolis also 92, pax river in the lower 90s, and the dew point, are, 6 0s and 70s. that's as bad as we see it around here. here's a look at our dew point comfort index where you can see the 70
sister starts screaming. a packed show ahead. trayvon martin's parents will show us along with their attorney and former syrian general a kill ha shem is our guest and michael nter and rex ryan, plus the producer of the new bat man movie and it is thursday, july 19th. "starting point" begins right now. >>> hi, everybody. welcome. "starting point" this morning is george zimmerman in his own words. this morning the man that shot and killed trayvon martin sat down for his first television interview. it happened last night on fox news. zimmerman said what happened was all god's plan. >> do you regret getting out of the car to follow trayvon that night. >> no, sir. >> do you regret you had a gun that night? >> no, sir. >> do you feel you wouldn't be here for this interview if you didn't have that gun? >> no, sir. >> you feel you would not be here? >> i feel that it was all god's plan and for me to second guess it or judge it -- >> is there anything you might do differently in retrospect now that time has passed a little bit? >> no, sir. >> joining us this morning criminal defen
. most of those stay to the north and west of us, in the baltimore area, and things are actually pretty quiet for this evening. your wake-up weather tomorrow oh, yeah be prepared for another scorcher, 7:00, temperatures only cooling down into the 70s by 9. we are already in the 80s. it will feel like 90s when you factor in the humidity. i'll talk about how long this heat lasts. it gets worse before it gets better. back to you. >> thank you, anny. >>> well a two-year-old child beaten to death. her accused killer, a 12-year- old living under the same roof. it happened on tuesday. prince george's county police made the announcement today. kim molostino is live tonight at headquarters. investigators are just trying to make sense of it. ken? >> reporter: absolutely tragic information we learned. the name of this two-year-old victim is ania batchor. the name of her foster brother is not being released because of his age. a family home turned murder scene. it was inside a house here in the 1800 block of taylor avenue on wednesday that frantic 911 call went out to ania batchor. >> the father p
of the stand your graund law. you can't run after somebody and stand your ground and use deadly force. it is also an issue before the jury trial, a judge can decide this issue in florida. it is huge. obviously he talked to his lawyer and he has to be careful about what he says about whether he followed trayvon martin. it is the pivotal issue pretrial and if he gets to trial. >> his attorney says they may not use stand your ground. they may just use a basic self-defense. here is another chunk with sean hannity and he has before you hear this chunk he has described in great detail about the fight and the wrestle for the gun. >> uh-huh. >> do you remember when you yourself reached for your weapon? do you remember that moment? >> yes, sir. >> how was that? >> at that point i realized that it wasn't my gun, it wasn't his gun, it was the gun. >> i feel like there was some point that he was trying to make, i wasn't sure that i fully understood it. what message was that supposed to be about not my gun but the gun? >> well, exactly. keep in mind in the first court appearance he said he didn't
of activity north of the city and southwest of us as well, particularly on the beaches. local area, some good stuff going on across portions of hartford county, bel air, that's all moving pretty much from northwest to southeast towards the eastern shore. another batch to the northwest of the city around westminster and ham stead and up by pretty boy dam, that's moving off to the southeast. these showers are going to be moving into baltimore county. i think we have a chance in the baltimore region of getting some of this stuff here closer to our area very shortly, in the next hour or two. you could see some heavy downpours and maybe some lightening as well. haven't had any reports of any gusty winds. these are typical afternoon thunderstorms. tomorrow this front will kind of stall out. it looks like we will have a chance of more rain, maybe some drenching thunderstorms tomorrow. a lot cooler temperatures than we've seen. tim is in the out back with the latest temperatures and heat index. >> reporter: definitely it's been warm today. although the temperatures have dropped, the dew point has bee
from the depths of ocean. it is all "happening now." jenna: hi, everybody, we're glad your with us on a very busy news day. i'm jenna lee. we have brand new fox news polls on the election, on the economy and who voters would like to see on the republican ticket with governor mitt romney. jon: i'm jon scott. 110 days until americans head to the polls. what are we thinking about the state the race and issues affecting it right now? first when asked whether the obama administration has made the economy better or worse, 37% of respondents say the president's policies have made the economy better. that is a seven-point drop from march. meanwhile those who say the economy has gotten worse, jumping seven points over that same period to 49%. look at the head-to-head race. the president with a razor thin lead over governor romney. nearly unchanged from a year ago. that is not all these polls tell us. erin mcpike is national political reporter for "real clear politics" and joins us now. erin, see if you can explain that. you have more people saying the president and his policies have made th
. he's using the internet. >> very interesting, i was watching his kids' take on. this first, we'll start with our top story. the fbi and international authorities are working to find out how sewing needles wound up in four sandwiches on a delta airlines flight. the needles were found on four separate flights. all traveling from amsterdam to the united states. officials say one passenger was injured by a needle but declined medical treatment. federal agents have launched a criminal investigation now. cnn's sandra endo is live in washington with the very latest. this is just outrageous. what have authorities uncovered so far? >> a full blown investigation is under way. the fbi and local authorities in the netherlands are trying to figure out how the needles got into those turkey sandwiches in the first place. a spokesperson says the neelds were found in sandwiches on flights from amsterdam to minneapolis, seattle, and two flights to atlanta. two of the needles were found by passengers and one was discovered by an air marshall. when delta found out about the needles in the food, th
drivers license and fake u.s. passport at the time of the attack. jeffrey kofman has the latest. >> reporter: the suicide bomber targeted israeli tourists who come to bulgaria for holiday at a quiet black sea resort. just as they boarded the bus, the blast ripped true the vehicle. killing the driver, and five israelries. >> people are hurt, without legs, without heads. >> reporter: this youtube video shows the scene moments after the huge explosion. this security video shows the bomber in the airport just minutes before. he appears to be wearing a wig. he carried with him an american i.d. a michigan driver's license. but the city, baton rouge, as in louisiana. a cheap fake. no one claimed responsibility yet. but israel has no doubts. >> this is clearly a terrorist attack initiated by hezbollah, hamas, jihad or any other group. >> reporter: israel is convinced this is the work of iran. there have been repeated alerts and warnings in recent months about iranian-backed attacks on israelis. and today, israel is vying to avenge this attack. josh. >> jeffrey kofman, thank you. >>> now
with mccartney, don't bug me. words to live by on the riduculist. that does it for us. "early start"begins now. >>> danger at 30,000 feet. the fbi wants to know who put needles on the food on four different delta flights. >>> and who will it be and when? anticipation mounts as mitt romney mulls over his choice for vice president. >>> saved from a terrifying plunge. take a look at this. >> oh, my goodness. >> a bus driver breaks a young girl's fall -- here it cops -- from a third story window. amazing. >> wait until you see the video of this as it's unfolding. it's really incredible. >> he says he's not a hero. good morning and welcome to "early start." i'm john berman. >> how do you define hero then? >> that guy right there. >> thanks for joining us. it is 5:00 a.m. here in the east. so let's get started. the midnight deadline for jeremy lin, will the nba sensation decide to stay in new york? we'll talk to "sports illustrated's" maggie gray about that. >>> also we'll have depack chopra here about exploring your relationship with the universe. he's using the internet. >> very interes
. join us for hot dogs and garlic fries. all that and more on "cbs this fries. all that and more on "cbs this morning saturday," july 7, 2012. captioning funded by cbs >>> it is a core scorcher of a saturday we join us. >> it's supposed to hit 100 here in. >> you think about new york, chicago, all across the country. we begin with that heat wave. it will not quit. excessive heat warnings are going to remain in place today for much of the country and in some places high humidity will even make it feel hotter. it certainly does here in new york. over a dozen people have died and the nation's power grid is also being pushed to the limit. we head outside to lonnie quinn for the latest. he's braving it for us. it is going to get hot, very hot here. it's going to get hot where you live as well. this heat is something else. day after sweltering day from the gateway arch in st. louis to chicago's lakefront to times square in new york city, the triple digit temperatures just will not quit. 238 cities to be exact have set all-time highs in the last 30 days. according to weather historian chris bur
later in the woods. police used lopez's cell phone records to track him to a where he was arrested.the case is set for trial this fall. this fire that burned nearly fifty acres of land on kent island last month. month.the fire on june 24th forced the forced the evacuation of 20 homes. investigatoos say the fire may have started at a marijuana farm.the state department of natural resources forest service says a queen anne's county drug task force has now taken over the investigation. we are seeing the aftermath this morning following strong storms that moved through the area last night. night.in one case... a firefighter was fell through a floor after lightning sparked a fire at this home in annapolis.the firefighter fell inside this home on coventry place near coachway road... while trying to put it out. &pwe're told the firefighter is now okay. lightning is also to blame for a house fire on clifton avenuu in arnold.it started just after 5:30 last night.after the strike... smoke was billowing from the roof by the timm firefighters arrived.no one was hurt. the bay bridge is back ope
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for that tragedy. >>> this morning more than 60% of the u.s. are dealing with extreme drought conditions. nearly 1,300 counties in the united states have been labeled disaster areas. the obama administration is asking congress for drought relief help and to help pass a 5 500 billion dollar farm bill. right now crops are withering away under the heat, threatening to drive up prices on food and fuel in the nation. corn prices are coming next. tom vilsack says increased consumer costs could come later this year and next year. he said, by the way, he's getting on his knees every day saying an extra prayer. rob marciano is live in indianapolis at the heart of the drought right now standing, i believe, with some cattle. this isn't just about crops, is it? >> no, it's not. this is a ripple effect that in all the factors that you spoke of, it goes well beyond, you know, the corn belt and farmers that may just be having a bad year. it goes down the line in a big trickle effect. one of them is livestock and the food that we eat. the milk we drink. because these animals need that grain, need that corn to sur
: there was saturation coverage on local tv news, and police used the cutting edge approach of posting the video on facebook, youtube, and twitter. they say the footage, which abc news aired last night, was shared so often that an estimated eight million people may have viewed the video. >> it demonstrates the power of getting information out, having good video and calling on the public. >> reporter: authorities say figueroa fagot has an extensive criminal record, and had been accused of sexual assault before. but today there is relief and police say that disturbing tape was the catalyst in breaking the case. what was unique about this case was to see the suspect's hunt and attack plan fully play ourt on tape. he pulled up in white sedan. he had been watching the children. the kids walked by. the suspect gets out of the car and begins stalking them. in the end, police say the children were the real heroes. a little girl who fought back. >> the fact is she struggled almost immediately. >> and a cute little boy with a big set of lungs. >> she said never screamed as loud, never heard him scream tha
from passengers on a flight from new york to madrid. tom costello covers aviation for us. tom, how are you? >> reporter: good morning. delta flight to madrid, 206 passengers on board. it left new york at 8:00 but soon after turned back to jfk and escorted to a remote location on the runway after a passenger spotted something that looked very suspicious. on the floor of a lavatory, a straw with wires in it. the crew notified on board air marshals and then a female passenger began having difficulty breathing as she pointed out another male passenger she thought was the last person into the lavatory. the male passenger denied going to the rest room or having anything to do with the wires but the air marshals and crew became concerned that the female passenger might be part of a diversion. listen to the pilot talking to the tower when they were on the ramp but before police boarded the plane. >> we have a lady that is on oxygen that the flight attendants want paramedics for, but we think she's the one that is supposed to be the decoy to keep looking at the gentleman that was playing wi
. >>> and is there tension in the u.s. supreme court after that health care ruling? you will hear what justice scalia said about any possible bad blood. that's in that cnn exclusive coming right up. >>> up first this morning, breaking news from tanzania where more than 30 people have drowned, over 100 more are feared dead after a ferry with nearly 300 people on board sank. about 150 people were rescued. but officials say there's not much hope for the passengers still missing. there were also 31 children on board. you are looking there at pictures of a little boy being saved. there were tourists on board as well. it's not clear if any of them were americans. rough weather an fierce waves are hampering rescue efforts and may be to blame for that tragedy. >>> this morning more than 60% of the u.s. are dealing with extreme drought conditions. nearly 1,300 counties in the united states have been labeled disaster areas. the obama administration is asking congress for drought relief help and to help pass a 5 500 billion dollar farm bill. right now crops are withering away under the heat, threatening to drive up
. >> that is awesome. it's caught on camera. i'm ashleigh banfield. it's nice to have you with us every morning. it's 5:00 a.m. on the east coast. let's get started with this. go vote for someone else. how about that for a campaign pitch. fighting words for mitt romney after a pretty rough reception at the naacp convention. it was a tough sell to begin with though anyway. governor romney's really trying to convince african-americans that they'd be better served with him in the white house than with president obama. president obama has about 95ish percent support among african-americans. he misstepped when he referred to the president's health carrey forms as obama care. >> i'm going to eliminate every non-essential expensive program i can find, that includes obama care, and i'm going to work to reform and save -- >> yeah, those are the sound of boos. you might say ouch or maybe not. romney is getting beat up by naacp. listen to the president of the washington, d.c., branch describe that chorus of boos. >> he literally came to our house and attacked the issues that are important to us on our turf. >> an
of boos. >> he literally came to our house and attacked the issues that are important to us on our turf. >> and there you have it. that was the wrapup, at least from that presidency. shannon travis is live from washington, d.c., this morning. shannon, it really looks like mitt romney's just not backing down at all from this, and there are all sorts of people weighing in on all sorts of different reasons for why he may have gone to the naacp annual conference. wrap it up for me to start with whether this is going to have a residual effect in the negative or in the positive. >> reporter: well, we're still trying to weigh that, ashleigh. when i was watching it, it felt like one of those reality tv shows where the candidate on stage either lives or dyes by boos or applause. he was booed when he mentioned obama care which was a little surprising, because the people at naacp, it's not surprising that he is opposed to obama care. he got booed when he said he was a better president for african-americans than president obama is. last night at a fundraiser in montana governor romney basically pla
was longtime director, of course, head of the fbi. this is someone who is used to looking into various investigations of a criminal nature. but also he has a background and has served on a board of the national center for missing and exploited children. so he certainly has a background and has said that he cares very deeply about the exploitation of children. he had a lot of work to be done. he certainly was going to be looking at whether penn state followed his own procedures, and he has said this publicly, for handling allegations of sexual mis conducond misconduct, especially involving children. >> i know you want to get to that report. susan, we'll get back to you from philadelphia. >>> over the next two hours, you'll be hearing about all of the key players surrounding the pennstate scandal, including joe paterno, the legendary head coach that was dismissed in the wake of the charges. in the statement released today, paterno's family calls him, quote, highly principled and says select emails have been leaked in an attempt to smear his name. we'll also hear more about jerry sandusky
economic news three months in a row now. are people just used to it? is it baked in? do they just accept where this economy is? we hope not. we hope that we don't accept these numbers regardless of the politics of it. you hope people don't accept this as a new norm. >> do they think that mitt romney could do better? >> that's the big question. >> we're going to explore all of that this morning. let us know what you think. find us on twitter. rest of your headlines. a lot more to tell you '. there has been a drone strike in northwestern pakistan and killed at least 15 suspected taliban militants. pakistani intelligence says this happens in a village in north waziristan. four missiles fired at compound believed to be owned by taliban commander. this comes as tension grows over those american drone strikes in the country. it's the first strike since pakistan reopened nato supply routes this past week. george zimmerman is a free man yet again this morning. here he is leaving a florida jail after posting the required 10 pierce of his $1 million bond. is he now staying in a temporary safe hous
, often in water. in chicago tourists found a new use for the iconic bean sculpture. shade from the sun. >> what did you think when you saw the shade? >> oh, let me in there. let me in there. >> this is really cool. guys did a good job. >> literally cool. >> it is cool here. >> reporter: a few blocks away heat buckled the pavement. >> this is happening across the country from wisconsin to texas. you're seeing streets buckling all over the place. >> reporter: in st. louis where it broke 100 degrees for the eighth straight day air conditioning repairmen worked overtime. >> i worked yesterday. >> reporter: today more record highs. at least 20 cities from atlanta to as far north as wisconsin. forecasters say relief may be just around the corner. >> we are looking at this pattern change to take place by the end of this weekend and certainly by the beginning of next week. it's going to feel much more comfortable especially for the middle of the country. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands of people remain without power after last week's storms. outside washington, d.c. most of lisa's neighbors
2005, i asked him about the u.s. overtly seeking a new syrian leader even then. >> i feel very confident for one reason because i was made in syria. i wasn't made in the united states. so i'm not worried. >> reporter: assad is iran's only arab ally and israeli and american officials feel iran would be weakened if there was an end to the assad regime. christiane amanpour, abc news, jerusalem. >> speaking of iran, we have a major new development in the deadly attack on a bus filled with israeli students in bulgaria. investigators say it was carried out by a suicide bomber who actually was carrying an american passport and a driver's license from the state of michigan. he was described as a caucasian man with long hairth in sports attire. stral had bombs iran for that bombing. eight were killed. dozens injured. we'll follow that development throughout the morning. >>> former president george w. bush used a rare interview to talk in depth about his post-presidential life. mr. bush told a think tank in dallas he would much rather focus on policy as opposed to politics. he called his
from overseas. iran is saying that hezbollah as not behind the deadly long-haire u.s. intelligence officials fact the suici believe this long-haired man was ing inmber and he was operating in a hezbollah cell. the blast killed the bomber and inge israelis. teninge being buried today in their homeland. d>> more frightening moments on gency landing in peoria,n airlines says the smoke ome fromced an emergency landing en illinois last night did not ame from the plane. h toame from a nearby house fire. r brokerush to evacuate, one looknger broke her ankle. country. for a look at weather from across the country on this cooler with so riday. iswill be cooler with heavy torms from thennecticut. evere storms from the mid-atlantic through nashville. thundersto thunderstorms in the rockies and some rain fr sme rain from seattle to on the montana. and the seattle. mostly 80s in the nation's o dsection as well as the is t southeast. in just want to stay inside and comingep this weekend. not too concerned about the eather. >>> coming up after the break, big box stores getting smaller. target t
's stand your ground law which allows someone with a reasonable fear of death to use deadly force. but zimmerman revealed he'd never heard of the statute before the shooting. the case gripped the nation. civil rights leaders protested the initial decision not to prosecute zimmerman. they argue the neighborhood watch man racially profile martin, a claim zimmerman strongly denies. >> i'm not a racist and i'm not a murderer. >> reporter: he blames a rush to judgment. >> i think that people assumed i was white because i my last name. my father's caucasian. my mother's hispanic. but english was my second language. >> reporter: and despite saying he had no regrets earlier in the interview, zimmerman closed by clarifying -- that he did wish he had not been forced to take martin's life. as he looked straight at the camera. >> i'm sorry that this happened. i hate to think that because of this incident, because of my actions, it's polarized and divided america. and i'm truly sorry. >> reporter: zimmerman never specifically addressed why he was speaking out now. fox news says it did not comp
and local media were the first to air the tape last night. philadelphia police are using the cutting edge approach of posting crime video on facebook, youtube, and twitter. they say the footage, which abc news aired last night, was shared so often that an estimated eight million people may have viewed the video. >> it demonstrates the power of getting information out, having good video and calling on the public. >> reporter: authorities say figueroa fagot has an extensive criminal record, and had been accused of sexual assault before. but today there is relief and police say that disturbing tape was the catalyst in breaking the case. >> you picked the wrong kid. >> announcer: that's the message from the girl's mother. as for her daughter, she says she's doing well. >> since he's been captured, she's been smiling, wanting to play, trying to be a kid. >> reporter: in the end, the children were the real heroes. a little girl who fought back. >> the fact is she struggled almost immediately. >> reporter: and a cute little boy with a big set of lungs. >> she said he had never screamed as loud.
've ever heard, heard,what police think was used to commit the crime. crime.and caught on camera.how the victim of a robbery is trying to use this video to get justice. hello,... i'm... jeff barnd.../ jennifer's... off...//..a... sudden rush ...of rain ... caused ... dangerous ... flash floods... across baltimore../.karen parks is here with word on some of the placeshit hard by flooding. 3 jeff the rain came down quick and hard....back to back thunderstorms pounded baltimore for a short period of time.... there's even a report of flooding at the johns hopkins emergency room and we are waiting for more word on that.. but take a look at we ran into a few hours ago. ago. streets and intersections filled quickly with standing water....between 7 and 8 this evening.....you are looking at the corner of north avenue and greenmount......the water stood a couple of feet along greenmount....police shut the street down until he water cleared......you see this driver who atttempted to cross the standing water......and just didn't make it...... the heavy rains created a stressful situat
of fuel to the campaign. the u.s. economy added only 80,000 jobs. the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 8.2%. the president on the defensive. david kerley is following the president. >> reporter: it didn't take long for romney to come off vacation and go on the attack. the president tried to make the case that the economy is still adding jobs. it didn't take long for the two candidates to respond. >> it's still tough out there. we have to grow the economy faster and put more people back to work. >> we have seen the jobs report this morning. and it is another kick in the gut. to middle class families. >> reporter: here's what's happened. in the first three months, good job growth. in the last three months, call it lackluster. >> the economy is recovering. it's a slow, falters, frustrating economy. >> reporter: on a bus tour through ohio, the spt arguing that more needs to be done. when he said this about job growth -- >> it's a step in the right direction. >> reporter: -- mitt romney pounced. he said creating 80,000 jobs is no step in the right direction. >> american families are sfru
corruption investigation and the one person we haven't heard from yet is adrian fenty. he joins us now with some more about this. thank you very much for being with us tonight. what is your reaction to this? >> and this is surprise, disappointment and a little we told you so. i'm surprised because i have known mayor gray for a long period of time and is trying to do the right thing. on the other hand, i think he got carried away, or others in the campaign did and engaged in corrupt activities and that tainting. >> you have spoke with adrienne fenty? >> we haven't spoke about this incident and i think he was hurt he lost and believed what he was doing and my understanding, he doesn't intend to come back again. >> has he responded to you and reacted to this? >> no. >> he stayed quiet. >> yes. he moved on with his life. >> uh-huh. >> and his wife and kids and he have settled down and he's teaching as well and miss wife has a prominent job. >> in your opinion, does this call into question the legitimacy of the 2010 campaign? >> yes, it does, unfortunately. you would like to see a fair figh
]. >> zimmerman said he felt his life was in danger and he had no choice but to use his gun. >> i do wish there was something i could have done that wouldn't have put me in the position to take his life. >> he's looking to place the blame upon trayvon and he's the one that made the decision to get out the vehicle that night. >> martin's parents charge his story was full of inconsistencies and say they targeted his son because he's black. >> i just don't believe what he says. it hurts a great deal. >> zimmerman faces a charge of second degree murder. he is free on a $1 billion bond. >> zimmerman also said he can't imagine what martin's parents must feel like and that he prays for them every day. >>> a developing story from ocean city at this hour. a small plane crashes killing the pilot. denise is in the news room. >> reporter: an ocean city banner plane crashes just after 11:00. it went down near the airport. only the pilot was in the plane when it crashed. witnesses say the plane appeared to have being engine trouble after dropping the advertising banner. the plane's wing looked like it
. the use of the record recovery is being very generous indeed. three years after the end of the recession we should not see a high number of new jobless claims, period. bill: just a week ago we were getting better. what happened? >> it was artificially low number. it included july 4th week. a lot of people didn't register for unemployment benefits. art fish -- artificially low. bill: they continue to go up. do we have a fix on that? >> the trends is up. you're getting perilously close to 400,000 each and every week. three years after the end of a recession you should not be seeing a number that high, not even close. bill: stuart, why is that happening? why can we not break the cycle? why are we still stuck in the mud? >> the economy is extremely weak, period. if i may express an opinion, the president's policies to regurgitate or sort of resuscitate the economy have failed. taxing, tax increases which we face down the road are not doing much for this economic recovery. in fact it is suppressing the recovery. bill: we'll talk to kevin mccarthy, part of the republican leadership on that top
to tell us what their plans are and they refuse to tell it. politics as usual. bill: you saw the poll there, about 72%. what do you make of that number? >> when you see 72% that is a bipartisan part of this country. this is a country understands small businesses create jobs. when the president wants to raise taxes he hurts small business. most of them run as an s corp. a bipartisan joint committee and went through and studied it. more than a million small businesses will have their taxes increased. small business creates more jobs than any large corporation. that's why we're hurting today. bill: you heard ben bernanke on the hill this week in a couple different hearings, one on the house side, one on the senate side. his message was do no harm. he cast concerned about that. what do you think of that comment? >> that comment was very telling, number one thing hurting american job growth is uncertainty and policies coming out of the white house. think for a moment when the democrats came in and democrats controlled all. that the stimulus would mean that unemployment would never go above
the week before. a u.s. military helicopter has crash crashed in oman. it happened today about 15 miles from the kun tcountry's capital five crew members were on board. the condition is not clear. military officials don't know what caused the crash, but they say it was deaf net nitly not attacked. the u.n. security council tried to slap a new set of sanctions on syria, but it filled. the allies and the permanent u.n. security council members, china and russia, said no, and the u.n. ambassador is frustrated. >> the security council has failed utterly in the most important task on the agenda this year. this is another dark day in turtle bay. one can only hope that one day before too many thousands more die that russia and china will stop protecting assad and allow this council to play its proper role. >> because of the battleground states in the presidential race, florida is a big prize, and no surprise that president obama's campaign is there today. he kicks off with a rally in jacksonville, and it is scheduled to begin in 15 minutes from now. we will take you live to that event. as the
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